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  • How police confront black and white citizens

    How police confront black and white citizens
    In April of my freshman year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a woman bolted past me at the front door of my residence hall, her cellphone at her ear, trying to force words through deep, pained sobs. I found out at dinner that her best...
  • California dad jailed after son brought loaded gun to school

    California dad jailed after son brought loaded gun to school
      A former San Diego County sheriff's deputy whose 14-year-old son triggered a lockdown by bringing a loaded gun to school was sentenced on Thursday to eight months' combined jail time and electronic monitoring at home, plus four years' probation....
  • Stevie Wonder keys in on songs of his life during rare tour

    Stevie Wonder keys in on songs of his life during rare tour
    It seems each generation discovers a new Stevie Wonder. In the early 1960s, he was the musical boy genius who at 13 became the youngest artist to ever to have a No. 1 record, with “Fingertips — Part 1 & 2.” In the later 1960s, he was...
  • Florida high court to debate extension of 'Stand Your Ground' gun law

    Florida high court to debate extension of 'Stand Your Ground' gun law
    An appeal before the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday could shift the burden of proof for the state's "Stand Your Ground" law, relieving gun owners of a legal duty to prove self-defense when they brandish weapons in violent confrontations. If the high...
  • Adam Lanza: Lost Chances, Lost Soul

    Adam Lanza: Lost Chances, Lost Soul
    To ask "if only," to play woulda-coulda-shoulda, is a fool's errand, because the past cannot be changed. Yet it is so tempting to indulge this tendency in the case of Adam Lanza, the deeply troubled young man who committed the Newtown massacre nearly...
  • Should Florida's Stand Your Ground law be expanded?

    Should Florida's Stand Your Ground law be expanded?
      Just what Florida needs – more lax gun laws. The state is already a joke with its gun laws. Since we have a gun-loving governor and a gun-loving legislature and an incredibly powerful National Rifle Association, the gun laws will only get...
  • Gunman who fired at Austin, Texas, government buildings came to city seeking new start

    AUSTIN, Texas Before he riddled Austin's police headquarters and the federal courthouse with bullets and attempted to burn down the Mexican Consulate early Friday, Larry Steven McQuilliams came to Austin apparently looking for a fresh start he never...
  • Chuck Hagel got a bum rap

    Goodbye, Chuck Hagel: We hardly knew ye! Perhaps there wasn't much to know. Or perhaps you contain hidden depths. Who can say? For almost two years, you seemed barely there, an irascible half-presence in the Pentagon's E ring. Soon you won't be there at...
  • Will more guns make campuses like FSU safer? No

    Will more guns make campuses like FSU safer? No
    If only students who were studying for finals at an FSU library last week had been packing heat, then maybe the shooter would have been subdued more quickly. That's the argument from a group called Students for Concealed Carry at FSU. The student...
  • New sergeants-at-arms chief started at California Senate in '70s

    When Debbie Manning makes a request, California's most powerful politicians usually obey. As a sergeant-at-arms for the California Senate for three decades, Manning has often been sent to round up tardy lawmakers from their Capitol offices and escort...
  • An inconvenient law

    There is a humane, transparent, truthful -- and constitutional -- way to address illegal immigration. Unfortunately, President Obama's unilateral plan to exempt millions of residents from federal immigration law is none of those things. Obama said he had...